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Dow Chemical profit beats due to higher prices, lower costs

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:13am
Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as sales rose and margins improved due to higher prices and a tight control on costs.
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SEC Money Fund Rules To Require Floating NAV For Prime Funds

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:00am
So-called institutional prime money-market funds will have to transact at a floating net asset value under a rule proposal the Securities and Exchange Commission is voting on Wednesday.
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Stocks are mostly lower in early trading as corporate earnings come in mixed; Boeing slips

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:55am
Stocks are mostly lower in early trading as traders look over a mixed batch of earnings reports.
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Lawmaker suggests lifting cap on New Mexico's film production tax incentives

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:51am
A state legislator says New Mexico should consider lifting a cap on film production tax incentives.
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Albany airport to get nearly $4 million in federal funds for upgrades

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:49am
Albany International Airport is getting nearly $4 million in federal money for runway repaving and other upgrades.
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Massachusetts task force collects $15.6M in unpaid wages, back taxes from underground economy

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:47am
A multi-agency task force in Massachusetts charged with recovering money lost in the underground economy has collected more than $15.6 million.
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Court says electricity customers can be charged to help finance FutureGen clean-coal plant

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:41am
Illinois regulators can force electricity customers to help pay for the $1.6 billion FutureGen clean-coal project, a state appeals court said in a ruling Tuesday.
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Apple, Microsoft, Facebook See Mild Gains Early

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:41am
Mild gains from tech bellwethers Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. stood out Wednesday following mostly upbeat reaction to the companies' latest earnings results.
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Gas prices down a nickel in West Virginia, to $3.67

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:39am
West Virginia gas prices are down about a nickel a gallon.
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Airplane Crash In Taiwan Kills 51: Reports

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:39am
An airplane crashed during an emergency landing in Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, according to news reports citing Taiwan's Central News Agency.
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Advocacy group: 237,000 Michiganians getting US subsidies for health insurance OK for now

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:36am
An advocacy group for the poor says that the 237,000 Michigan residents who are getting subsidies for health insurance under the federal health law shouldn't feel any immediate effect from one court's ruling against the program.
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US stock futures inch up after Apple, Boeing and other big companies report quarterly results

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:06am
U.S. stock futures are edging up ahead of the opening bell as investors size up earnings reports from Apple, Boeing and other big companies.
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StubHub Victim of Massive International Cyber Fraud Ring

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:03am
eBay Inc's StubHub online ticket resale service said it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring, the details of which authorities plan to disclose on Wednesday as they announce arrests in the case.
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Fiat CEO says tie-up with Volkswagen was never on agenda

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:53am
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne on Wednesday quashed speculation of a possible tie-up with Germany's Volkswagen, saying the idea had never been on the agenda.
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Starbucks seeks to expand in cafe-clogged Vietnam

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:47am
With more coffee shops per square mile than probably anywhere on earth, opening a cafe in Vietnam's capital could be a bit of a gamble. This week, U.S. coffee chain Starbucks is opening three of them.
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Shire plans to spend about $225 million on collaboration over potential Hunter syndrome drug

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:44am
The drugmaker Shire plans to spend about $225 million in a joint effort with a privately held, U.S. firm to develop a potential treatment for the rare and life-threatening genetic disorder Hunter syndrome.
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Rand Paul a Hit in Silicon Valley?!

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:38am
Cavuto: The traditionally liberal-leaning community in Silicon Valley is embracing a well-known Republican. 
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Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:35am
Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said Wednesday.
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2 Ukrainian Fighter Jets Shot Down In Rebel Territory

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:34am
Two Ukrainian fighter jets have been shot down in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, the country's defense ministry announced Wednesday.
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General Dynamics profit beats estimates as costs fall

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:32am
General Dynamics Corp, maker of Gulfstream jets, tanks and U.S. Navy ships, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, as lower operating costs boosted margins.
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